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Why Strengthened Data Regulations Could Make it Difficult to Find New Landlords

PropTech, gdpr, compliance, Letting Agent Tips

May 25th 2018 will probably be a largely unremarkable day - everyone will be looking forward to the long weekend provided by the Spring Bank Holiday on the 28th, and we’ll probably just be getting...

What Will Landlords Expect From Letting Agents in 2018?

repairs and maintenance management software, property management, Letting Agent Tips

In 2018, the increase in the Bank of England base rate combined with the additional 3% stamp duty applied to second homes means most landlords will be looking to streamline property holdings...

What Are The 5 Most Common Tenant Repairs?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips, Repairs and Maintenance Software

When it comes to tenant repairs, the same pain points keep cropping up. These are often complicated by confusion about who bears responsibility for their resolution; the tenant or the landlord. We...

Rapid Response: How To Maximise Impact As A Letting Agent

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

Solutions to meet increasing customer needs and demands are becoming more and more technically enhanced and the danger in all of this is that the simplest things are missed. What a customer really...

Establishing Your Reputation As A Letting Agency

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

The temptation to take short cuts when advising landlords is always great – particularly when it might appear that your advice will, initially at least, save them money. The problem is that short...

How Can Letting Agents Utilise Digital Marketing To Gain New Leads?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

In today’s online world, it is essential for letting agents to incorporate digital into their marketing strategy. The beauty of utilising social media platforms is that, by monitoring them, you...

How Can Letting Agents Win Business The Old-Fashioned Way?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

There are many ways that agents gain landlord property instructions: canvassing, door knocking, trawling the websites, identifying property etc. The best and most effective method happens to be...

The Benefits of Knowing Your Landlord

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

Letting agents, you must first decide on the type of landlord you want to attract. 

How Can Letting Agents Market To Key Demographics In 2017?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

Knowing your demographic market and targeting the right tenants is the key to success in the lettings field . This is because the competition is fierce (5.4m households were registered in the...

Letting Agents: Don't Be Afraid To Ask For More Business

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

Simply ask any landlord who you are currently working with or who registers as a buy-to-let purchaser, or if you have a sales side to your business, ask the following question when closing any...

How Can Letting Agents Become the Leading Authority In Their Local Market?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

Old school techniques of “landlords” wanted leaflets. But, “ring us for a free valuation”, “we have let/sold this in your street” leaflets just don't work anymore.  And then there are simply too...

6 Ways To Establish Trust With Your Tenants

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

The news that one in four tenants wouldn’t tell their landlord if they caused significant damage to their rental property is enough to strike fear into the hearts of landlords and agents...

Online Over Tradition: How Can High Street Agents Stand Apart From Their Online Equivalents?

Fixflo Plus, PropTech, Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software, Letting Agent Tips

In recent weeks, the debate has been raging about who offers the more superior service. Is it online agents or their high-street counterparts? And most importantly, can they co-exist together?

3 Tips To Streamline Your Lettings Business

ARLA propertymark, Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips, Repairs and Maintenance Software

Letting agents must batten down their hatches and start streamlining in the face of further debilitating changes to the lettings industry.

5 Ways for Letting Agents To Increase Tenant Satisfaction

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

Engage Property Technology recently carried out a survey which revealed some very interesting insights, namely that 49 percent of all tenants questioned were unhappy with their landlord's service....

5 Tips For Letting Agents Looking To Attract The Family Market

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips

Tenants in the 35-44 age group are now the fastest-growing demographic in the rental market. But, what does this mean for letting agents? An older demographic is an opportunity to offer landlords...

6 Ways For Letting Agents To Boost Their Digital Output

Letting Agent Tips, Repairs and Maintenance Software, Letting Agent Blog

With letting fees likely to be banned and signs of the sales market slowing, agents are facing increasing uncertainty in 2017. But in a world where little is certain, people still need to move...

3 Ways For Letting Agents To Deal With Winter Maintenance

Letting Agent Tips, Repairs and Maintenance Software, Letting Agent Blog

Nearly half of all agents surveyed recently knew a landlord who had changed agency because of how badly repairs had been dealt with. When the mercury plummets, a failure to act quickly when a...

5 Festive Tips For Letting Agents

Letting Agent Tips, Repairs and Maintenance Software, Letting Agent Blog

It might be the most wonderful time of the year but for those operating small businesses Christmas can also be one of the most stressful.

Because Christmas is synonymous with holidays, smaller...

What To Do When A Joint Tenancy Splits

Landlord Tips, Letting Agent Tips

This guest blog is brought to you by Gill Johnson of GKJ Consultancy.

Joint tenancies often pose many issues for landlords. One area of dispute is the issue around giving notice. Can one tenant...

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